Popular Musician, Q-DOT and Ikorodu United FC Top Nominees For 2016 Ikorodu Community Awards
Wave-making hip hop artiste Qudus Fakoya popularly called, ‘Q-dot’ and a new entrant into Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Ikorodu United top the list of nominees for the 2016 edition of Ikorodu Community Development Awards. While Q-dot emerged from the arts and entertainment category of the awards, Ikorodu United Football Club made the list in the sports category.
Some of the past winners of the awards, which is fast becoming Nigeria’s leading community awards include, veteran actress Sola Onayiga of the Fuji house of commotion fame, Adebayo Salami, aka Oga Bello and Azeezat Oshoala. Lagos legislator and Majority Leader of Lagos State House of Assembly, representing Ikorodu Constituency 1, Hon. Sanai O. B. Agunbiade is among other notable Nigerians who are either indigenes or residents of Ikorodu Division who have won the award at one time or the other.
In the words of ’Peju Akinyemi Abraham the Screening Circuit Chairman of ICDA “our team has once again sustained its mandate of delivering what can unarguably be referred to as one of Nigeria’s most credible community awards through thorough, painstaking and research-based method of selection and short listing of nominees”
Other categories and nominations are Hon. S.O.B. Agunbiade Award for the Most Outstanding Community Development Association (CDA) in Ikorodu Division (Olorunsogo and Elepe-Aga CDAs, Ikorodu LG, Lajo CDA, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Agodo-Alara CDA, Ikorodu West LCDA), Best Market (Ipakodo Ultra-modern/Old Market, Ikorodu West LCDA, Ijede Market, Ijede LCDA and Kaniyi-Owode Market, Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA), Sports Category (Ikorodu United FC, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu and Oriwu Senior Modern College, Ikorodu), Best Primary Health Centre (Igbogbo PHC Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Ita-Elewa PHC, Ikorodu LG and Ipakodo PHC, Ikorodu West LCDA) and Best Garrage/Motor Park (Greenline Transport Company, Itamaga-Ota Ona Taxi Park and Ota-Ona -jede Park, Ikorodu LG).
There are also the education categories – Bishop Mike Okonkwo Award for Most Outstanding Secondary School in Ikorodu (Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu, Reri Senior Community and Lagos State Model College, Igbokuta), RHODA Youth Award for Students with Most Outstanding Result in WASSCE.
The formal award presentation dinner has been slated for Saturday 30th April, 2016 at Ikorodu Ultra-modern Town Hall. Red Carpet commences at 4p.m.
Some of the guests expected at the event include, HRM Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, Ayangbure of Ikorodu, who will be formally presented with the Beacon of Ikorodu award, Hon SOB Agunbiade, Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly among other distinguished guests.
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